Posts Tagged ‘European Commission’

The Rome Treaties, a successful story of friendship and perseverance

TweetBack in 1957, what shape was united Europe going to take? What was the mindset of the leaders of Europe at that time ? We will soon commemorate the 60th […]

EU: Conflict Minerals agreement reached

Tweet22 November 2016: Following the publication of the EU’s proposed regulation on conflict minerals, JESC together with 27 other faith and civil society groups have issued this Press Release.  EU: […]

Uprooted children

TweetAt the beginning of September, the United Nations’ children’s fund Unicef presented the report “Uprooted”. Its shocking message was that there are almost 50 million displaced children and young people […]

Binding greenhouse gas emission reductions for Member States (2021-2030)

TweetThe European Commission (EC) proposed the effort sharing list to reduce greenhouse gas emissions targets for Member States from 2021-2030 for the transport, buildings, agriculture, waste, land-use and forestry sectors, […]

Energy mix in the EU after COP21

TweetThe time has come to make the Paris Agreement real. Renewables are the clear option in the new energy mix. Even in the face of difficulties, the EU should not […]

Poor agreement on the European Regulation of Responsible Sourcing

TweetThe European Institutions – Commission, Council and Parliament – have reached an agreement on the so-called “Conflict Minerals” Regulation last Wednesday.  Civil society organisations, both  in Europe and in the […]

The Netherlands takes over the presidency of the Council of the EU

TweetThe Netherlands has officially taken over, on January the 1st, the rotatory Presidency of the European Union at a crucial and difficult moment: when the 28 EU countries face not only […]

EP amendments establish red lines with regard to the TTIP

TweetThe Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership aims at integrating the European Union and the United States the largest trade agreement in the world. The formal negotiations for this ambitious Treaty […]

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